A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Asahi in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 03:06:41 / November 2, 2019 @ 3:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.35 km (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:06:41 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.35 km, 140.7322° East, 35.6583° North. Unique identifier: us600069bd. Ids that are associated to the event: us600069bd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shimotoda, Kasukabe, Iwase. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km SE of Asahi, Japan.
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